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CFP: 12th International Hemingway Conference: Hemingway in Spain (Spain) (8/15/05; 6/25/06-6/30/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 7, 2005 - 10:44pm
Carl Eby

CFP: 12th International Hemingway Conference: Hemingway in Andalusia
(8/15/05; 6/25-30/06)

The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society is currently accepting
paper and panel proposals for its 12th biennial international
conference, to be held June 25-30, 2006, in Malaga and Ronda, Spain.
While papers and panel proposals addressing all aspects of Hemingway's
life and work are welcome, proposals addressing Hemingway's Spanish
fiction and non-fiction or Hemingway's experiences in Spain, and more
specifically Andalusia, are particularly encouraged.

UPDATE: Joseph Conrad and the Orient (2/28/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, February 4, 2005 - 4:59pm
Amar Acheraiou

UPDATE: Deadline extended to February 28, 2005 / new mailing address.

 

Conrad and the Orient

Edited by Amar Acheraiou and Nursel Icoz

 

The Eastern and Western Perspectives series devotes a volume to _Joseph
Conrad and the Orient_. We are seeking innovative and challenging essays
addressing topics relating to Conrad and the Oriental world in its
geographical breadth and cultural diversity. Comparative and
interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Subjects include (but are not limited to):

 

- Representation of the Orientals (the Arabs, Chinese, Malays.) and Conrad's
relation to the discourse of Barbarism

UPDATE: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 - 10:50pm
cozment_at_uark.edu

CORRECTION: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_, was co-written by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask.

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 31, 2005 - 6:07pm
cozment_at_uark.edu

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: Contemporary American Jewish Authors (12/10/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2005 - 1:48am
Avery, Evelyn

          

         CFP: Studies in American Jewish literature Journal(12/10/06; annual issue); General Ed. Daniel Walden
             
         Topic: Contemporary American Jewish Authors and their Response to Judaism.

            With few exceptions Jewish American authors of the 20th Century have generally avoided religious themes
         
         and opted instead to focus on problems of immigrants, assimilation, or ethnicity. However in the last decade or
     
         so, new voices, such as that of Nathan Englander, Myla Goldberg, Naama Goldstein, Allegra Goodman, Dara Horn,

CFP: Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict (6/30/05; 6/21/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2005 - 1:48am
M Elizabeth DeBlois

Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict
Call for Proposals 2006

The L.M. Montgomery Institute is calling for one-page proposals for
papers to be given at the Seventh International L.M. Montgomery
conference (June 21-25, 2006) entitled "Storm and Dissonance: L.M.
Montgomery and Conflict".

We invite submissions concerning any conflict, controversy, debate,
interruption, passionate dialogue, or dialectic revealed in or inspired by
Montgomery's writing, life, or surrounding culture.

We encourage you to think about the many ways that public skirmishes
and private arguments surface in the life writing and enliven the fiction.

UPDATE: Additional Entries for Companion to American Novel (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 5:35pm
Abby Werlock

1000-word Essays on American Novels, Classic and Contemporary

For the forthcoming (2005) Facts on File Companion to the American Novel,
some additional titles have become available. Interested contributors
should contact me as soon as possible for details and deadlines.

Essays written in a lively, jargonfree style, should be approximately 1000
words exclusive of bibliography, and authors are encouraged to include
original and intriguing interpretations of the novels.

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